“Sketch” and “paper” go together like peanut butter and jelly, coffee and cream, and Sonny and Cher. (Okay, bad example.) But the next-generation of sketching uses a Wacom stylus and […]
“Sketch” and “paper” go together like peanut butter and jelly, coffee and cream, and Sonny and Cher. (Okay, bad example.) But the next-generation of sketching uses a Wacom stylus and […]
There are two different brush tools in Illustrator: The Paintbrush Tool and the “Blob Brush Tool”. Both possess unique behaviors, which are beneficial for different approaches to drawing. The Paintbrush […]
We’ve heard artists describe using a mouse like tying a pen to a bar of soap and/or a rock. Never mind that a mouse has no pressure sensitivity. Even though […]
Follow along with Darlene’s step-by-step tutorial Have you ever wanted to brush up on your illustration skills but didn’t really know where to start? Are you frustrated with your […]
All faces are different, but qualities of our faces age in similar ways. Drawing a face through the stages of aging is one part imagination, one part observation. Natalie Murry, digital […]
Adobe® Illustrator® and Intuos Pro deliver clean, extendable graphics providing professional designers and illustrators with a better way to create.
Learn from Photoshop guru, Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect, in this video that teaches you how to enhance and retouch lips to make them pop.
I once heard that there are 4,000 keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop. Now I’ve never counted them all, but I can say from personal experience that there are definitely hundreds. Still, […]
The initial design phase is all about letting your ideas flow and capturing them digitally, mixing and matching to create the perfect character. Streamline your workflow to create quickly using […]
The possibilities are many, starting with Adobe® Photoshop®. But other accessible and powerful apps await, such as Autodesk® SketchBook®, Corel® Painter™, ArtRage® and Clip Studio Paint Pro, among others. All […]
For those getting started with a Wacom tablet, or old pros who want to make their tablets work harder, we combed our YouTube videos for the best tips and tricks to making […]
For joy! Someone got a new tablet. And you are probably itching to get it out of the box and start using it. Or perhaps you’ve given it a go, […]
We don’t know about you, but we think Valentine’s Day card designs need more personality. We’re over the safe and tried messages Hallmark feeds us. We want passion. We want […]
Whether you’re new to the world of digital painting, or are struggling to perfect your craft, you’ll appreciate this video on what NOT to do (and conversely WHAT do to) to make your digital paintings convey your unique personal style.
The key to efficiency is mastering a consistent workflow when retouching. When you are consistent, it becomes muscle memory. Not only is the work faster but the output is uniform and a set of images will all have the same toning and look.
Photoshop master, Unmesh Dinda, from PiXimperfect does it again in his video on Shaping the Light with Creative Color Grading. Watch the video to see how he creates his magic with Photoshop and a Wacom Intuos Pro tablet.
This video tutorial from Darlene Nguyen of Rapid Fire Art guides you through the intricate steps of designing a realistic eye from scratch.
Have you ever wished to add your signature to your images? In this tutorial from Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect, you’ll learn how to use brush smoothing in Photoshop along with pressure sensitivity and pen tilt in your Wacom tablet to create beautiful signatures for branding, watermarks, or simply adding your personal flourish to your work.
You’ve seen them standing there with their easels on windswept cliffs and windswept beaches and windswept botanical gardens, quietly capturing the scene with their paints. And you want to be […]
When you’re fresh out of school it can be challenging to get your foot in the door of a company that can help you grow your creative career. Hervé Piton, veteran artist and Head of Games at London-based Peak Labs, has written a helpful article based on his recent experiences that may help you to land your own dream job.
Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect has created this fantastic video on setting up your Wacom tablet for retouching in Photoshop.
Drawing an ear seems complicated because of the lumps, valleys and folds, but when you learn to simplify its basic shapes, you’ll see that it’s not so difficult after all.
Tom Bancroft, animator, character designer, instructor and Father of MerMay, shares his tips on drawing different styles of mermaids.
Unlock the power of pressure sensitivity in your Wacom Tablet to remove blemishes super fast in Photoshop.
So you’ve got a new Wacom, or you’re about to buy one. You’re about to embark on the most natural way to create digitally. But first, you might have some […]
In this quick and fun video tutorial, Darlene Nguyen from Rapid Fire Art shows you how to create all sorts of unique lips starting with just a straight line or even just a squiggle.
Darlene Nguyen from Rapid Fire Art has been churning out drawing tutorials in er… a rapid fire way, so we thought we’d start compiling them into a Mini Drawing course […]
Creative blocks. We’ve all been there. We challenged Instagram famous corgi lover and story artist, Jane Kim, to illustrate the types of thinking she employs to get herself over a creative hurdle.
Manga/comic artist and creator of Maiden in Disguise, Bitsy Tandem, made this video on how to draw chibi mermaids and highlights her process in making these cuties in the hopes that it helps beginners to develop their own style.
We’ve all tried to cut out a person’s image in Photoshop to replace the background with another. Photoshop does a grand job of it when the subject is on a […]
Good inking means paying attention to your line widths/weights and knowing when to use a bold stroke and when to use a feather light touch. Different kinds of inking styles lead to different effects.
In this superb video tutorial, Darlene Nguyen from Rapid Fire Art, shows you the techniques she uses to convey happy or surprised expressions in her portrait
Unmesh Dinda, the wizard behind the YouTube phenomenon PiXimperfect shows us a simple technique to fix and remove distracting shadows in Photoshop.
Allison Olivia Moon enjoys documenting life and capturing its fleeting magical and beautiful moments. She’s a modern-day artist and content producer who’s inspired by nature, magic, and fashion. Living in […]
Corey Barker of Master FX training shows you how you can set up your Wacom Intuos Pro tablet as an editing station for doing motion graphics in After Effects.
Artist and animator, Evan Burse shows how he uses his Hulk statue as reference to create an action pose when drawing on his Wacom Cintiq Pro 24.
Alexis Patterson, a recently-graduated freelance artist, shows how she’d design a cute vs a scary dragon.
Photoshop Wizard, RC Concepcion shows how to maximize the functionality of your Wacom Intuos Pro tablet to save you time and make your editing process more streamlined.
You know your Wacom Intuos Pro tablet is essential for editing your photos, but did you also know that it could make your workflow smoother in Adobe Premiere?
Many of us have a favorite tool for making selections. Some of the tools work great when the selection is easy to make, but what if the object you want to select is against a complex background? RC Concepcion shows you why you should go to more than one tool to increase your accuracy.
Photographer and Photoshop expert, RC Concepcion, shares some fundamental tips on optimizing your brushes for photo retouching.
When it comes to digital painting, CLIP STUDIO PAINT can do anything Photoshop can, and in some cases, do it with less hassle.
Evan Burse from Cartoon Block shows you that you don’t need a fancy Cintiq to do amazing art. Instead he breaks out his new Wacom Intuos to create this latest drawing of the Joker.
Header: Hokusai’s Iconic Great Wave from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection. If you’re like me, you use references on top of references for everything, and are practically incapable of drawing […]
Yesterday, I got the box my editor very graciously sent me of things I could write about. Wacom accessories, educational materials—including a book of drawing exercises by our partner (and […]
A mysterious phenomenon’s drained all the color from the world, and only Pizza, a dog with a (borrowed) magic paintbrush can restore it. In the game’s one simple but […]
Procrastinators tend to self-deprecate by saying they’re just lazy: especially artists, who are haunted by the stereotype of laziness wherever we go. But more likely, it’s actually fear. And we know the scientific cause: Your right amygdala.
3/20/20 Note: This was originally written in December, so it doesn’t reference the current state of affairs. For information on virtual artist alleys and livestreaming as an alternative to events, […]
Here at Wacom, we have a band of professional artists who come with us to events and tradeshows and offer their expert ideas and insights in using Wacom products for […]
Header: Ideal Quarantine by Miss Holly French Twitter’s biggest art meme right now is #coronamaison, or “corona home.” Started by bestselling comic artist Pénélope Bagieu, the challenge is to take this […]
With many schools closed or about to close, teachers, parents and students are looking for quick and easy to implement solutions for e-learning and remote teaching. Here are some ideas […]
While we are all staying home to save lives, we are adjusting to a new reality of home-based everything from eating to exercise to work and school. Many companies encourage […]
Sure…most meetings can be an email. But there’s one type of meeting that requires face-to-face interaction: the brainstorm. While working from home, brainstorming still needs to happen. It’s a break […]
Whenever we have a Clip Studio Paint question, TheOneWithBear (aka Sarajean Chung) always has the answer (we’re not kidding, we have her on speed dial). To say she’s a Clip […]
Self-described ‘wacky, wonderful and whimsical’ illustrator, Samarra Khaja, bring a whole lot of fun to a project that teaches you how to create your own design easily and simply using […]
Solutions for remote teaching and e-learning are in high demand. Because of the Corona virus, schools and teachers are now challenged to develop ideas on how to teach digitally from […]
There’s a reason the red pencil endures: it’s the most efficient way to communicate mark ups on a document. Trouble is, you need a printer and a red pencil if […]
TheOneWithBear (aka Sarajean Chung) is back with her Dragon Quest slimes and another handy how-to! In this first episode of a two-part lesson, Sarajean discusses vector basics using Clip Studio Paint, […]
Class is not over and TheOneWithBear (aka Sarajean Chung) is back for part 2 of her series on vector basics using Clip Studio Paint, Wacom One and Wacom Cintiq Pro 24. In […]
Clip Studio Paint expert TheOneWithBear (aka Sarajean Chung) is back with more tricks up her sleeve! In this episode, Sarajean shows you how to speed up your workflow using the Close and Fill […]
Do you play D&D? Fantasy artist Kiri Østergaard Leonard shares five character design tips that you can utilize when illustrating your own D&D characters.
Video editing requires patience, creativity and some more patience. During the editing process, it is the editor’s ultimate goal to enter that relaxed, creative place called “flow.” Sandwiched between those […]
As schools are now closed, many teachers, students and parents are facing numerous challenges related to remote learning. One of them is with homework and assignments. Let’s face it, this […]
Let’s dive deeper into Clip Studio Paint with our favorite CSP master, TheOneWithBear AKA Sarajean Chung. In this episode, Sarajean discusses the 3D model feature in Clip Studio Paint including model […]
Remember the ‘good old days’? They were just weeks ago. For K-12 educators everywhere, in the space of only days, teaching has changed dramatically. And while flipped classrooms and blended […]
(Warning: ruler puns ahead.) Welcome back to another lesson with the immeasurably awesome, Sarajean Chung! If you’ve watched her previous lessons, you’re inching your way to becoming a Clip Studio […]
(Images in the feature above, from left to right: “Chameleon”, “Ice Cream Truck”, “Onna-bugeisha Helmet” Modeled by Kent Floris, “Greenie Genie” Modeled by Nina Tarasova, Illustration by Alli White) Lead […]
Did you know Clip Studio Paint was originally called Manga Studio? This week, Sarajean Chung (AKA TheOneWithBear) discusses the comic book features in CSP including grids, speech bubbles and tones. Tech […]
We asked NYC Fashion and Portrait Photographer (and dear Wacom friend, style icon, and person who always makes us smile), Dani Diamond, to share his tips for new photographers. As […]
It’s the final chapter of Sarajean Chung’s (AKA TheOneWithBear) fantastic Clip Studio Paint tutorials. Who’s cutting onions?! :'( Speaking of onions, Sarajean covers all things animation including onion skin, timeline, frames, […]
Professional industry artists, Brent Noll and Maximus Pauson, of the popular YouTube channel BaM Animation break down good and bad character designs using the three fundamentals of clarity: silhouette, palette, and exaggeration.
BaM Animation has created the ultimate video that will guarantee that you’ll make headway on getting clean lines in Photoshop.
Coloring characters in Photoshop can be daunting at first, but we at BaM Animation made a cool video to show you how real industry artists color in Photoshop.
In this video, Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect shows you the best way to avoid and fix annoying eyeglass reflections.
Cabeçalho: Ideal Quarantine by Miss Holly O maior meme de arte do Twitter francês agora é #coronamaison, or “casacorona.” Iniciado pelo artista best-seller de quadrinhos Pénélope Bagieu, , o desafio é […]
Cabeçalho: Ideal Quarantine by Miss Holly El meme más famoso del momento en el Twitter de Francia es #coronamaison, o “casa corona.” Iniciado por la dibujante de cómics número uno en ventas […]
Aqui na Wacom, temos um grupo de artistas profissionais que nos acompanham em feiras e eventos e oferecem suas ideias e conhecimentos especializados no uso de produtos Wacom para sua […]
Aquí, en Wacom, contamos con una banda de artistas profesionales que nos acompañan a eventos y ferias comerciales y ofrecen sus ideas y conocimientos sobre el uso de los productos […]
Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect shows why a Wacom tablet, like the Wacom Intuos Pro, is way better than a mouse when it comes to working in Photoshop.
Header: Princess Anastasia by Mike Saffels. All finished costume images are from artists who will be participating in our upcoming cosplay zoom class: Saffels, CutiePieSensei, and Hoku Props. Details at the […]
Welcome to part one, of our three part series with Michael DiTullo In this first video, Michael will walk you through the design process of how he starts with an […]
As you probably know, Wacom (株式会社ワコム, Kabushiki-gaisha Wacom) is a global company established in 1983 in Saitama, Japan. As a Japanese company, we thought it would be fun to show off […]
Quer começar no mundo da arte digital mas está em dúvida com qual Wacom você deve iniciar? Nessa primeira parte, vamos mostrar um pouco sobre cada uma das nossas mesas […]
Anteriormente você viu mais sobre nossas mesas digitalizadoras ( https://community.wacom.com/us/qual-wacom-e-a-melhor-para-o-que-eu-preciso-parte-1/). Agora vamos apresentar para você nossos Displays Interativos. Você pode começar sim seus projetos ou iniciar sua vida na arte digital […]
You may think you already know everything about retouching eyes in Photoshop, but you may find some surprises in this video by Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect that you hadn’t thought of before.
Claro … a maioria das reuniões podem ser via e-mail. Mas há um tipo de reunião que requer a interação “cara a cara”: o brainstorm. Ao trabalhar em casa, o […]
If you follow our Wacom Webinars Series, you’ve probably noticed we’re big fans of illustrator and designer, Tyler Pate AKA The Creative Pain. So much that we asked him to […]
Today, we wanted to highlight a video that was released back in 2016, but the advice in it is timeless. There are a buttular ton of drawing tutorials online, but […]
Today’s featured video, also released in 2016, is closely related to last week’s in subject matter. Over the course of its 20 minutes, Chiu takes us from his time as a student […]
Header: 60 Thumbnails of Future Soldier by vefumm on Deviantart — It’s still basically back-to-school time. We’re one month in, reaching the part of the semester where normally, students would […]
Uma ferramenta que pode ajudar você e a sua imaginação na hora de criar e ainda compartilhar tudo isso com seus amigos é o Inkspace. Mas o que ele tem […]
Para otimizar o tempo, melhorar o desempenho e o bem-estar de quem está à distância, especialista explica como escolher algumas ferramentas A pandemia de Covid-19 alterou diversos hábitos corriqueiros, […]
Give him nine minutes, and Bojan Dulabic might just answer all your questions about how to use Wacom tablets for video editing and clear up any doubts you might have […]
Em 1891, o inventor americano Samuel O’Reilly patenteou a primeira máquina elétrica de tatuagem do mundo, deixando para trás as ferramentas tradicionalmente utilizadas no Ocidente. Nos anos seguintes, a tatuagem […]
Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect shows us how to use your Wacom Intuos Pro tablet with Photoshop to turn even the summer-iest photo into an enchanting wintery scene
Here’s a fun little twist that you can make to your social media avatar even if you don’t think you have artistic talent to draw your own caricature. PiXimperfect‘s guru, […]
The Proko tutorial empire keeps expanding: First into different art styles, then into different artists, and more and more, into different media. Over this video’s impressive 20-minute runtime, guest artist […]
Creative video production isn’t just for your dreams. In this tutorial, director and cinematographer Josh Olufemii breaks down the “dream look” characteristics in Rema’s music video, “Ginger Me.” Using Frame.io, […]
I’ll preface this by saying that the most important thing to do is START. Your comic will likely evolve over time, but it’s not going to do anything stuck in […]
Moving a course that is designed for face-to-face delivery to a fully online remote teaching environment can be very challenging. Teaching animation relies heavily on collaboration and hands-on instruction, which […]
Teachers during quarantine have been using the internet in a very different way than the general public—making use of a world of extensions and programs most people have never even […]
Moxie2d is an artist and designer who taught himself to paint at a pro level in under 5 years. Here, he shares 10 tips that got him there.
Algumas pessoas costumam fazer pequenas viagens durante o ano e colecionar algumas fotos de férias com frequência, mesmo assim, nada se compara a essa parte incrível do ano. Uma combinação […]
Wacom ensina como criar uma história em quadrinhos em cinco etapas O Dia das Histórias em Quadrinhos é comemorado no Brasil em 30 de janeiro, data que o jornal Vida […]
Continuando a série sobre os Brushs dos artistas Wacom, hoje teremos o Paulo Gazola que utiliza sua Wacom One. Olá, tudo bem? Meu nome é Paulo Gazola, sou ilustrador especializado […]
You already know how important a Wacom device is to your workflow and creativity when using it for 2D drawing or photo editing, but there’s so much more that you can do with a Wacom, even when the pressure-sensitivity of the pen is not the star, for example in Adobe Premiere.